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WB gang rape case: Father of girl meets Prez, demands CBI probe

The family of the 16-year-old girl, who was gang-raped and murdered in West Bengal, on Tuesday met President Pranab Mukherjee demanding stringent punishment for the guilty. The family members met......

I have never really felt 100 per cent American: Jhumpa Lahiri

Unlike her earlier books, which dealt with immigrant angst, Jhumpa Lahiri’s latest novel grew out of stories she heard about the Maoist movement in India, during her childhood. Arthur J Pais......

Our intellectuals are in a state of denial

After 800 odd years of Islamic and British rule, the Indian elite and intellectuals are copybook examples of the Fanon phenomenon: Living, breathing purveyors of a sordid ideology, says Jay......

End of an era in Bengali literature`

Death of Sunil Gangopadhyay marks the end of an era in Bengali literature. He, along with poet late Sakti Chattopadhyay, initiated uninhibited bohemianism in literature. A prolific novelist and......

San Diego museum showcases Nandalal Bose

The San Diego Museum of Art held an exhibition of paintings of Nandalal Bose, the great Indian painter whose major work spanned the first half of the 20th century. The paintings convey aspects of......

Tagore works available for Android users

The task to develop the App took almost three years to be completed by a team of experts including an IIT professor, one from the Indian Statistical Institute, he said. Here's good news for Tagore......

Saradha gone but website remains

The website has the address and contact numbers and email IDs of 69 branch offices of Saradha Group spread across West Bengal, Tripura, Odisha, Assam and New Delhi. The Saradha Group went bust over......

These hotels have a story to tell

Besides being well-known global citizens, what is common between George Bernard Shaw, Irving Stone, Barbara Cartland, Margaret Thatcher, Prince Charles and Jacqueline Onassis? They have all stayed......

Big business and the political process

In the late seventies and early eighties, it was fashionable for business and financial journalists to be mildly left. That fitted in with the prevailing political conviction of the time that Big......

Which was the first car that Ford Motor Company bu

AUTOMOBILES Which was the first car that Ford Motor Company built?According to the data release by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers, car sales surged by 25 per cent in June 2004 over......

Desperately seeking Apu's room

Robert Hirschfield goes looking for the space he made his own from the moment he saw Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray's Apur Sansar (The World of Apu).'Why have you come to Kolkata?' At two in the......

Ray's son ready for Feluda again

Will filmmaker Sandip Ray's Feluda, the brilliant sleuth -- Sherlock Holmes of Bengal that his father Satyajit Ray created-- be listening to Chinese songs in Hong Kong? Foxed? Don't be. The movie......

Deepa Mehta to settle plagiarism case

It isn't easy being a novelist in an age where plagiarism runs rampant.Legendary Bengali novelist Sunil Gangopadhyay (left) was irked about five years ago when journalist Anuradha Dutt pointed out......

JCT surprise packet of the NFL

As the 11th edition of the National Football League entered the home stretch, it was quite apparent that, barring a disaster, the title was destined to go Dempo Sports Club's way. Indeed, it did,......
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On a flight

One of the country's foremost sculptors, K. S. Radhakrishnan, comes to Bengaluru with some of his finest work They fly in ecstasy, touch down... ...
Vidyasagar's house gets a revamp

GHATAL: A concrete replica is coming up of pundit Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar's mud house where the great son of the Bengal renaissance was born at... ...
Octogenarian woman scholar pens book on first Muslim reformer

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Kolkata, Nov. 18 -- Ever heard of Delawarr Hosaen Ahmed... ...
An animated adda

Unfettered thought and speech paved the way for the Bengal Renaissance. But the absence of such discourse these days may prove to be be a... ...
Those were the days...

Remember the good old days? Those magical yesteryears when the skies were bluer, air purer, people nicer, music sweeter and life a rainbow-hued... ...

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